Senior Hematologist in the Division of Hematology – acute leukemias and myelodysplastic neoplasms

06/30/2024   Switzerland   Lausanne University Hospital (Centre hospitalier universitaire vaudois, CHUV)  

Job description

We are looking for a Senior Hematologist in the Division of Hematology with a special interest in acute leukemias and myelodysplastic neoplasms.

Entry date : 01/11/2024

Place : Lausanne 

Activity rate : 80% - 100%



Lausanne University Hospital (Centre hospitalier universitaire vaudois, CHUV) is one of Switzerland's 5 university hospitals. Thanks to its collaboration with the Faculty of Biology and Medicine of the University of Lausanne (UNIL) and EPFL, the CHUV plays a leading role in medical care, research, and education.

The Division of Hematology is one of the 4 clinical pillars of the UNIL-CHUV Oncology Department, which includes the Lausanne branch of the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research. The Hematology Division is also home to the Central Hematology Laboratory, which offers a wide range of diagnostic services, including state-of-the-art oncogenomics, flow cytometry, molecular biology, and coagulation analyses, and is part of the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology.



You will supervise the care of patients with a variety of hematological disorders, with a focus on acute leukemias and myelodysplastic neoplasms.

You will participate in pre-graduate, post-graduate and continuing education in hematology.

You will promote translational or clinical research in the field of acute leukemias and myelodysplastic neoplasms.





A medical degree

FMH qualification in hematology or equivalent (MEBEKO)

Clinical experience in all areas of hematology, particularly in the management of acute leukemias and myelodysplastic neoplasms.

At least basic experience in a hematology laboratory (interpretation of peripheral blood and bone marrow smears, immunophenotyping); in-depth experience in one or more areas of diagnostic hematology or an FAMH qualification is an asset.

The ability to lead a translational or clinical research program as part of a multidisciplinary team.

Demonstrated skills in interdisciplinary collaboration and networking.

Good communication skills and a good knowledge of French (C1), or the ability to acquire it rapidly.


We offer


To become an employee of the world-famous University Hospital Center from the Canton of Vaud is an assurance of:

First-rate social benefits such as a Paternity Leave of 20 days and a Maternity Leave of 4 months (there is also the possibility to obtain a complementary breastfeeding leave of 1 month)

Regular salary progression adapted to your responsibilities

A 13th salary and 25 days of vacations per year

A right to at least three days of training per year, by accessing a wide offer of courses not only from the CHUV Training Center but also from external providers

Possibility to access one of the 500 furnished apartments offered in the surrounding neighborhoods in case of relocation in Switzerland

Discounts proposed on social and cultural events, goodies and other services, thanks to the “H-Oxygène” association

Signing up to our Mobility Plan and benefit from different advantages (discounts on public transportation, promotion of “Mobility” car fleet and discounts on electric bikes)

Being able to enjoy our high-quality corporate restaurants, located in every hospital building, with employees’ discount.


How to apply

Contact and sending an application

For further inquiries please contact : Prof. Holger Auner - Head of the Division and Central Hematology Laborator : (Please do not send your application per e-mail, but use the APPLY button instead)

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